Diabetes Session

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Diabetes Session

Saturday, Oct. 19, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

DC Health LinkDiabetes educator Helen Jenkins, RN, CDE, who has been hosting the Diabetes Wellness Workshops on the first Tuesday of each month here at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, is going to do a longer program here on Saturday, Oct. 19 in conjunction with the DC HealthLink Health Fair. 

Come and learn about diabetes and how you can be more successful managing the disease. At the session, learn about:
  • how to treat hyper/hypoglycemia
  • different insulin regimens
  • insulin pens
  • appropriate injection sites
  • exercise
  • nutrition
  • and more
This is an excellent opportunity for getting help with managing diabetes, and for those who have a loved one dealing with it to learn more about what is involved.

Everyone will receive a free information packet. Come early, the first 60 attendees get a free meter, too!